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Etymological origin of Italian surname: Armao


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Armao is typically Sicilian, from Palermo, from Licodia Eubea in the Catania area and from Mistretta and Sant'Agata from Militello in the Messina area, it should derive from a Greek nickname based on the term armàos (not cultivated), in turn derived from the ancient Greek word ήμερος emeros (cultivated), with the addition of the privative alpha in front to indicate the absence of cultivation.

Bibliographic source' "L'origine dei cognomi Italianim storia ed etimologia" di E. Rossoni disponibile online su: https://archive.org/


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